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Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini headline the trailer for thriller The Drop

Tom Hardy and his beard have been getting quite the workout this year. Between LOCKE and MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, Hardy's facial hair has almost become a character all it's own. Now, the scruff returns with a New York accent alongside Noomi Rapace and the late James Gandolfini in the trailer for THE DROP. Coming from Dennis Lehane (MYSTIC RIVER, GONE BABY GONE), THE DROP...

Ben Affleck's follow-up to Argo will be an adaptation of Dennis Lehane's Live by Night

After tons of speculation about what his next project would be, Ben Affleck has decided to return to a proven source, sort of. Deadline is reporting that Affleck will next adapt Dennis Lehane's novel LIVE BY NIGHT through Warner Bros. The novel will mark his second directorial effort after debuting with GONE BABY GONE back in 2007. LIVE BY NIGHT is actually a sequel to Lehane's...

Rust and Bone's Matthias Schoenaerts joins Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace for Animal Rescue

FilmoFilia has news that Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts has joined the cast of ANIMAL RESCUE, which will be directed by Michael P. Roskam. The two have worked together before for the film BULLHEAD and this will be Roskam's first American film. The movie is based of a short story by SHUTTER ISLAND and GONE BABY GONE author Dennis Lehane, who is also adapting the script. Schoenaerts...

Casting Bits: Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace for Animal Rescue, Eddie Redmayne on Jupiter Ascending, and Ricky Gervais to Muppets sequel

Here are your casting bits for the day! To begin we have Tom Hardy in final talks to board ANIMAL RESCUE. An offer for the female lead has gone out to Noomi Rapace . The film is from a collection of short stories in Dennis Lehane's collection, Boston Noir . Lehane will also handle script duties on the project which will center on, "a man who wants to shed his criminal path...

Ben Affleck wants to tackle adaptation of Dennis Lehane's Live By Night next

Anyone checking out ARGO this weekend? Ben Affleck seems to be doing a pretty good job with his directing career. Also, as you may have already noticed we've been very Affleck-centric on the site this week. Jimmy-O gave ARGO a 10/10 in his review of the film. Not too shabby. Currently, Affleck is in talks with Warner Bros. about directing an adaptation of Dennis Lehane's LIVE BY...